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TRAI advises Jio to withdraw free offer, no loss to 'old' consumers

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MUMBAI: On 31 March, Jio had announced its JIO Summer Surprise offer. Under the offer all JIO Prime members making their first recharge payment of Rs 303 (or higher) plans got three months complimentary services in addition to the benefits of their purchased plan.

Today, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has advised Jio to withdraw the three months complimentary benefits of Jio Summer Surprise. Jio has accepted this decision. It is in the process of fully complying with the regulator’s advice, and will be withdrawing the complimentary benefits of the offer as soon as operationally feasible, over the next few days.

However, all customers who have subscribed to Jio Summer Surprise offer prior to its discontinuation will remain eligible for the offer.

Reliance Jio, a subsidiary of Reliance Industries Limited (“RIL”), has built a world-class all-IP data strong future proof network with latest 4G LTE technology. It is the only network conceived and born as a Mobile Video Network from the ground up and supporting Voice over LTE technology. Jio will bring transformational changes in the Indian digital services space to enable the vision of Digital India for 1.2 billion Indians and propel India into global leadership in digital economy.

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